“Once we give up on the right to offend in the name of ‘tolerance’ or ‘respect,’ we constrain our ability to challenge those in power, and therefore to challenge injustice.” February 13, 2014 Tarek Fatah The Toronto Sun In February,…
The Art of Living hosted a grand symphony of 1200 musicians playing sitar in Delhi, India, November 2008. This event set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of sitarists performing together on one stage.
Brahm Naad, conceived by the Art of Living founder and spiritual guru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, has the two-fold purpose of popularizing Indian classical music and epitomizing the unifying power of music to spread the message of peace and harmony.
The music for this enthralling sitar orchestra is based on ancient ragas from the Gandharva Veda, namely Raga Gara, Baageshri and Hansadhwani, which conceptualize the all encompassing love for the Divine.
Sitar exponents from Australia, USA, France, Abu Dhabi and almost all states across India, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi & NCR, among others, were part of this historic ensemble.
Hindu nationalist leader Dr. Praveen Togadia boasts about Muslim Massacres as crowd cheers.
‘Final Solution’ is a documentary by Indian filmmaker Rakesh Sharma that studies the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period February 2002 – July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-wing politics in India.
India’s amazing Piyush Mishra performing at Coke Studio MTV India.
The song is a letter from one ‘Javed’ who was separated from his lover ‘Husna’ during the bloody Partition of India in 1947 that drew an artificial border dividing the Punjab, dividing millions and causing the slaughter of a million. Here Mishra wails about the helplessness of love in face of politics. Enjoy.
The video shows Muslims in New Delhi taking over a section of a major city traffic artery to offer their Friday midday ‘Jumaa’ prayers causing huge traffic jams and public resentment.
Is this piety? Do non-Muslims have to be inconvenienced to please Allah?
Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian Member of Parliament representing the City of Amritsar in the Lok Sabha. Sidhu, who is a former Indian test cricketer, in 2009 spoke passionately in defence of the city of Amritsar after the Indian government decided to lower the status of the historic city. Take a listen.